MENNEN’S BORATED TALCUM TOILET POWDER (Feb, 1909)
After a childhood of being bombarded with countless advertisements for Speed-Stick the first, and only, thing that pops into my head when I see that brand name is the not at all subtle “Byyy Mennen” jinglette.
MENNEN’S BORATED TALCUM TOILET POWDER
“Baby’s Best Friend”
and Mamma’s greatest comfort. Mennen’s relieves and prevents Chapped Hands and Chafing.
WE DELIVER! DISK DRIVE REPAIR YOU CAN COUNT ON (May, 1982)
90 days is fast turnaround? Maybe if they didn’t have women sprawled out on their workbenches they would be faster…
WE DELIVER! DISK DRIVE REPAIR YOU CAN COUNT ON
90 DAY GUARANTEE
FAST TURN AROUND
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Macintosh – Patronizing the Naive User (Jul, 1984)
The complaints in articles about Apple seem strangely timeless.
Patronizing the Naive User
There is a lot of talk now about the naive user, what the naive user doesn’t want, and the hazards from which the naive user must be protected. Unfortunately, some of the steps that computer companies take on behalf of the naive user show a misunderstanding of what “naive” means in this context.
Test Your Wits on These Mathematical Puzzles (Mar, 1932)
The Four Color Theorem was not proven until 1976 and required the use of a computer.
I’m pretty sure the thing about arabic numerals representing the number of angles in their characters is total B.S.
Test Your Wits on These Mathematical Puzzles
by WILLIAM J. HARRIS
There’s nothing like a puzzle to test one’s mental alertness, and those presented here by Mr. Harris are certainly corkers. He also gives you some simple tricks which, though they only take a few minutes to learn, will convince your friends that you are a mathematical wizard of the first water. (P. S.— Answers are in the back of the book!)
STRANGER THAN TRUTH (Sep, 1936)
Isn’t the idea that fiction is stranger than truth kind of the default assumption?
STRANGER THAN TRUTH
AMAZING, ASTOUNDING, FANTASTIC STORIES THAT PROBE THE FURTHEST REACHES OF THE IMAGINATION — BY A. MERRITT, OTIS ADELBERT KLINE, RAY CUMMINGS AND OTHERS
in the October
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